Untitled [troupe of girls in dance costume] ; Unknown; 1920s; O.036864

Name/Title

Untitled [troupe of girls in dance costume]

About this object

Photograph of six girls in matching costumes and ballet shoes, each girl pointing her left toe. Noela Cable is second from the right - the only girl with long hair; the others have bobs. The costumes are empire line in two colours, with a short light-coloured skirt, and a series of tulle pom poms hanging on ribbons from the necklines.

Each girl has a tulle flower in her hair. The photograph is taken against a dark wall with framed pictures partly visible at the left and right edges. The photograph has a simple wood frame and is unglazed.

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Place Made

New Zealand

Maker

Unknown

Maker Role

photographer

Date Made

1920s

Object Type

photograph

Medium and Materials

black and white photograph, gelatin silver print

Credit Line

Gift of Trisha Karl, 2010

Object number

O.036864

Copyright Licence  

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